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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Volume VI [6]

By: Foreman, Edward R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1927

Seller ID: 2265310

Condition: Very Good


Spine faded, owner bookplate, ink name, and small tape remnant on front endpapers. 1927 Hard Cover. xiv, 412 pp. 8vo. Several illustrations. Includes articles on Charles Williamson, French loans during our Revolutionary War, the history of the Italians in Rochester from 1876 to 1926, Ellison Park, the abduction of William Morgan, Elisha Johnson, Nathaniel Gorham, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Volume V

By: Foreman, Edward R. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1927

Seller ID: 1854283

Condition: Good


Spine lightly toned & rubbed with faint circular stain. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 412 pp. Several illustrations. Includes articles on Charles Williamson, French loans during our Revolutionary War, the history of the Italians in Rochester from 1876 to 1926, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Volume II

By: Foreman, Edward R. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1923

Seller ID: 1854289

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 313 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/8. Contents include: Sketch of the Life of Lewis H. Morgan with Personal Reminiscences; Memorial Tribute to Lewis Henry Morgan, etc. View more info

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The Rochester Historical Society: Publication Fund Series Vol. IX [9]

By: Foreman, Edward R. (Editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society / Canfield & Tack, Inc.: 1930

Seller ID: 2265311

Condition: Very Good


Former Maine Historical Society library copy, their bookplate and 'withdrawn' stamp on front endpaper, call numbers on title page. No exterior markings. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, [3], 407, [1] pp. 9 3/8 x 6. Numerous illustrations. Contents include: Journal of Chevalier de Baugy; Reminiscences of the Great Flood by Mrs. Melissa M. Farrar; The Old Powder Mills by Major Wheeler C. Chase; Through Northern Waterways to Grecian Shores by Nellie Doty Butts, etc. View more info

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Centennial History of Rochester, New York: Four-Volume Set (Vol 1: Beginnings; Vol 2: Home Builders; Vol 3: Expansion; Vol 4: Jubilee)

By: Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.; Owen, Charles S.; Garvin, Margaret Root; Parker, Arthur C.; Olds, Nathaniel S.; White, W. Pierrepont; Motley, Maude; Sutherland, Arthur E.; Scrantom, Edwin; Whittlesey, Frederick A.; Sabin, Stewart B.; Stewart, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 2265035

Condition: Very Good


Harley School Library stamps on front endpaper of volume 2 with call number on spine, volume 4 lacks front free endpaper. 1931 Hard Cover. Essays and articles celebrating one hundred years of Rochester, New York, including contributions by various authors. The first three volumes include poems about Rochester, and the fourth the music for the Centennial Hymn composed for the occasion. Includes Vol 1: Beginnings, Vol 2: Home Builders, Vol 3: Expansion, and Vol 4: Jubilee. View more info

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Centennial History of Rochester, New York: Four-Volume Set (Vol 1: Beginnings; Vol 2: Home Builders; Vol 3: Expansion; Vol 4: Jubilee)

By: Foreman, Edward R.; Wiltsie, Charles H.; Owen, Charles S.; Garvin, Margaret Root; Parker, Arthur C.; Olds, Nathaniel S.; White, W. Pierrepont; Motley, Maude; Sutherland, Arthur E.; Scrantom, Edwin; Whittlesey, Frederick A.; Sabin, Stewart B.; Stewart, Al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Rochester Historical Society: 1931

Seller ID: 2275898

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly rubbed and soiled with minor discoloration to spine of volume 2. 1931 Hard Cover. Essays and articles celebrating one hundred years of Rochester, New York, including contributions by various authors. The first three volumes include poems about Rochester, and the fourth the music for the Centennial Hymn composed for the occasion. Includes Vol 1: Beginnings, Vol 2: Home Builders, Vol 3: Expansion, and Vol 4: Jubilee. View more info

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The Burning Ship and Other Legends

By: Forsyth, C. Benn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forsyth Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273816

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Inscribed, signed, and dated without attribution by author inside front wrapper ('Best wishes and fun reading. Benn Forsyth 1994'). iii, 115 pp. A collection of local legends all from the Webster, NY area. Fun reading for anyone from Monroe or Wayne Counties. View more info

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Fortune Magazine Volume XX [20], Number 1, July 1939

By: Fortune Magazine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Time, Incorporated: 1939

Seller ID: 2262768

Condition: Good


Two 1 inch tears to spine ends, corners rubbed, a couple light spine creases. 1939 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 244 pp. 14 x 11 1/4. An early issue of the influential business magazine. A special issue focusing on New York City. Contents include: The People: The Melting Pot; Harlem; Upper Fifth Avenue; East Seventieth Street; The Metropolitanates; New York Publishers; They Govern Themselves: La Guardia's New York; Health and Hospitals; Nineteen Thousand Cops; They Earn a Living: A Baedeker of Business; $21,000,000,000 of Real Estate; Manhattan Hackie; X-Ray of... View more info

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Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg., in Three Volumes (New York Monuments Commission for the Battlefields of Gettysburg and Chattanooga.) [New York at Gettysburg July 1-2-3-1863 Vols. 1, 2, & 3 / I, II, and III]

By: Fox, William F.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company, Printers: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2206977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. All maps included in pockets. Corners a bit rubbed, spines slightly faded, ink name, owner stamp, and sticker on front endpaper of each volume, front and end matter lightly foxed. These sets are often found in poor condition - this is a significantly better example than we generally see. 1900 Large Hardcover. Complete three volume set. 1462 pp., paginated continuously. Original blue-grey cloth, gilt titles, decorative emblem on front board of each volume. A detailed history of the involvement of New York State regiments in the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War, ... View more info

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A Retrospective Look at the Town of Penfield 1976-1989

By: Frank, Maude E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Heart of the Lakes: 1989

Seller ID: 2289179

Condition: Near Fine


History of Daniel Penfield laid in. An exceptional copy. 1989 Stapled Binding. A look at the town of Penfield, NY focusing on the mid 1970's through the late 1980's. View more info

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Snow Trails: Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe in Central and Western New York (Trail Guidebooks)

By: Freeman, Rich; Freeman, Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: FootPrint Press: 2000

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2068725

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by both authors. An exceptional copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 232 pp. With Snow Trails you can choose from over 80 mapped locations. Directions are given to winter parking areas and each trail is described by length and level of difficulty. You’ll learn where to find groomed trails, seldom used trails for peace and quiet, or popular trails with added amenities such as warming huts, refreshments, restrooms, guided tours, and sleigh rides. New to skiing or snowshoeing? Snow Trails lists places that offer equipment rentals, lessons, and plenty ... View more info

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Take Your Bike: Family Rides in the Rochester (NY) Area

By: Freeman, Rich; Freeman, Sue

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Footprint Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2196312

ISBN: 1930480024

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Over 300 miles of bicycle adventures. Fun and safe for the whole family.This guidebook is packed with maps and details for 42 bicycling trails in the Rochester, NY region. Learn where to park, how long you’ll be riding, amenities to find along the way, and the type and difficulty of terrain to expect.The trails range from easy, paved bike paths to more rugged mountain biking trails. Learn local history and discover new places to ride even if you’ve been a life-long resident. View more info

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Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics

By: French, J.H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: R. Pearsall Smith: 1860

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2268242

Condition: Good


Fifth edition. Lacks fold-out map. Spine faded and dried with 1 inch tear and minor loss from head, two ink gift notes, one modern and one late 19th century, on endpapers. 1860 Hard Cover. 739, [13] pp. 8vo. FULL TITLE: Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, and a Complete History and Description of Every County, City, Town, Village, and Locality, with Full Tables of Statistics. When it was completed in 1860, the Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State was a unique work. ... View more info

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Village of Webster: Where Life is Worth Living

By: Gaffney, Thomas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: George P. Burns:

Seller ID: 2274155

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers rubbed. Photographs and historical information about the village of Webster in western New York. View more info

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Edges of Books: Specimens of Edge Decoration from RIT Car Graphic Arts Collection

By: Galbraith, Steven K.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RIT Cary Graphic Arts Press: 2012

Seller ID: 2274375

ISBN: 1933360690

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2012 Large Softcover. 66 pp. Edges of Books examines a familiar form from an unfamiliar perspective. When books are on display it is usually their spines, covers, text, or illustrations that are featured. These are the familiar parts of the books - the parts that modern readers have come to interact with the most.Edges of Books takes a different approach, uncovering a tradition that extends back centuries in which the edges of books were important sites for information and decoration. View more info

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Cure Cottages of Saranac Lake: Architecture and History of a Pioneer Health Resort

By: Gallos, Philip L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Historic Saranac Lake: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290059

ISBN: 0961515902

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped with a couple very minor tears. 1985 Large Hardcover. xi, 186 pp. This book celebrates the cure porch and the compassionate community and triumph over disease that it represents and argues for the preservation of those unique buildings that remain, the cure cottages of Saranac Lake. View more info

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Winging 'Round the World

By: Gannett, Frank E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Gannett Newspapers, Rochester: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2130416

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly soiled, owner bookplate of Mrs. Fred C. Taylor inside front wrapper - possible connection to Taylor Aircraft, which was started by Clarence Gilbert Taylor in Rochester, NY (where this book was acquired). 1947 Trade Paperback. 81 pp. Several photographs. An account of Frank Gannett's flight around the globe, which took 13 days. From the preface: 'This booklet stems from a series of articles written originally for our newspapers. So many readers were kind enough to ask for reprints that this form was decided upon. It is the informal account of an amazing trip. My companions and ... View more info

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Sweet Waters: Stories of Lake Ontario

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whiskey Hill Press: 1998

Seller ID: 2197013

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Susan Peterson Gateley is a native upstate New Yorker, former teacher, and icthyoplankton taxonomist who single handed the wooden sloop Ariel around Lake Ontario in search of stories for boating and nature magazines for 17 years. In 1996 she acquired a different boat and partner and added Gateley to her name. Her articles about Lake Ontario have run in numerous local and national publications, and she has published five full length nonfiction books on sailing and ecology of the lake since 1995. View more info

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Ariadne's Death: Tales of Heroism and Tragedy on Lake Ontario

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Susan Peterson Gateley: 2006

Seller ID: 2199305

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease to front cover, pencil name on front endpaper. 2006 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 95 pp. From the tragic ends of several family owned cargo shooners of the nineteenth century to the improbable outcome of a fishing trip on Lake Ontario taken in 2002, Sailor/writer Peterson Gateley chronicles maritime disasters, acts of heroism, and some close calls on Lake Ontario. View more info

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Passages on Inland Waters

By: Gateley, Susan Peterson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Whiskey Hill Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2197777

ISBN: 0964614928

Condition: Fine


2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 144 pages. Journey with the Jesuits, sail on a schooner during the great gale of 1880, take a night passage aboard the yacht Titania to a special small island, discover the last U.S.-Canadian lake commerce and explore North America's most famous canal with author-sailor Susan Peterson Gateley. Ice walking to save souls, a widow's wilderness flight, and weekly cement deliveries to America's oldest freshwater port are a few of the varied passages you'll find detailed in this work which also includes a selection of early nineteen... View more info

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Up & Down the River: Art & Geography of the Genesee River

By: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Genesee Valley Council on the Arts: 1977

Seller ID: 2268445

ISBN: 0892570342

Condition: Near Fine


Faintly toned along edges. 1977 Trade Paperback. 95, [1] pp. A collection of art & photography, all focused on the Genesee River area. View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1694553

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author on front endpaper. Additional ink gift note and owner blind stamp on front endpaper, jacket edge wear, jacket toned. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. 8vo. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveal... View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1854236

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few small chips from jacket edges, front jacket panel lightly stained. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveals some little-known facts about Rochester's gaudier eras and for t... View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa: First Edition

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1855341

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to jacket edges. 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 237 pp. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostalgia. The writer reveals some little-known facts about Rochester's gaudier eras and for the enlightenment (and amusement) of the rea... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201858

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Association copy - signed & inscribed by Gerling to friends of his, with a postcard and a short typed letter to the same laid in, both referring to a shared interest in music. Very good in good jacket. A few jacket tears repaired with tape on reverse, jacket lightly toned, still nice under fresh mylar. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers, Webster, NY: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2164086

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed without attribution & signed by author on front endpaper ('Best Regards Curt Gerling'). Jacket rubbed with two tiny tears to spine head.Very Good. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. View more info

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Smugtown U.S.A.

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1957

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2277988

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Top edge faintly foxed, jacket reverse lightly foxed, small tears to jacket fore-edge corners. 1957 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [vi], 203, [11] pp. 8vo. From the jacket: In the easy, readable and unique Gerling style the author has put together an amusing caustic and wholly entertaining book on the Rochester (NY) scene... Smugtown U.S.A. It is the inside story on Rochester - society, business, newspapers, millionaires, politics, all appraised with the detachment and knowledge of a journalist but with the humor so characteri... View more info

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Good Enough for Grandpa...

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Book - Stratford Press, Inc.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281265

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket lightly toned (as usual), jacket flap corners trimmed (probably upon publication - list price still present). 1958 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, [1], 237, [1] pp. 8vo. Those who read Smugtown, U.S.A. need not be told that Curt Gerling has a unique and hilarious style, and a gift for turning a phrase. Nor that the author is an uninhibited historian-reporter of the passing scene. In Good Enough for Grandpa Curt does it again. His latest assessment promises not only pages of laughs but also an excursion into nostal... View more info

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Never a Dull Moment

By: Gerling, Curt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Plaza Publishers: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2285233

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on front endpaper ('For George Haskins, who I hope will be amused and entertained with the contents, Regards, Curt Gerling. Jacket spine toned. 1974 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 322 pp. A collection of short writings by the author of Smugtown, U.S.A. and Good Enough for Grandpa. Deirdre Lindquist jacket art. View more info

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Proceedings of the Council of the City of Rochester (NY) 1962

By: Gillette, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riley: 1962

Seller ID: 1693172

Condition: Very Good


Newspaper article by Gail Sheehy laid in. 1962 Hard Cover. 611 pp. Minutes from the Rochester City Council from 1962. View more info